Ambassadors for 2017-18
Kate Honey - Mint Design Studio
Debbie Ross - Chichester College
Clive Spring - Yoohoo Creative
Garry Ettridge - Spire Business Solutions
Helen Vane - Go Gecko
Janet Scott - Future Options Recruitment
Kicki Smith - Independent Travel Counsellors
Mark Owen - Mocha Furniture
Martin Bloomfield - Bloomfield Digital
Martin Smith - Martin Smith Learning & Development
Mikki Harris - Momentum Business Support
Patt Fallon - Bald Design
Peter Wood - Eat Food Love Food
Phil Bristow - Nsure
Rachael Dines - Shake It Up Creative
Sarah Grinnell - Chantler Kent Investments
Sheryl Tipton - Tipton Marketing
Steve Hobbs - Warnes Projects
Tony Candler - Anthony Candler & Associates
Warnes have been trading for nearly eleven years and in that time most of our work has been in central London, we are a local company but did not carry out much work so looked to the chamber and membership to help introduce ourselves locally. This had a very positive effect and on our representation locally and we have since completed some exciting projects in Worthing and the surrounding area, I am very keen demonstrate the benefit of the Chamber membership and in my role as a ambassador I am happy to help in any way new and existing members
MOMENTUM Business Support Ltd
I’ve worked for small local businesses and some of the world’s largest corporates, refining my: administration; training; projects; research; and management skills along the way. I launched MOMENTUM to provide these support roles and (many!) more for SME’s, but in a more flexible, cost effective and efficient way.
As an Ambassador, with the support of the Chamber network, I am passionate about helping other small business owners like me grow and develop.
Chantler Kent Investments
Sarah is a Independent Financial Advisor at Chantler Kent Investments, a friendly advisory firm which works with you to find out what your financial goals are for the current time and also the future. Sarah joined the Chamber to be able to network within Worthing and have the opportunity to meet like-minded people.
As an Ambassador for the Chamber, Sarah hopes to help new and current members to do the same.
Anthony Candler & Associates
I own Anthony Candler & Associates, working as a SFEDI accredited business adviser, currently mainly offering business training, particularly in leadership and management, selling and negotiating. I have been a member of the Chamber for 9 years and have also served on the Executive Committee. Being an Ambassador means furthering and maintaining our position as the premier ‘Voice of Business’.
Martin Smith Learning & Development
Martin Smith is a Management Trainer and Executive Coach working with business leaders to develop their management and business communication skills to help them increase performance, both from themselves and their people.
As an Ambassador Martin ensures a warm welcome to any event that he attends, hopefully taking any ‘fear’ out of networking for the first time.
Jules Halliday a Career Specialist
Jules Halliday is a Career Specialist based at Liverpool Road, Worthing.
With over 25 years' experience in the fields of recruitment, training and management, Jules develops individuals and businesses to reach their very best.
Services include Recruitment, CV Writing, Job Interview, Confidence, Executive and Personal Development one-to-one Coaching, together with group business development training for businesses.
For me, the best thing about being an ambassador is meeting
and welcoming new and prospective members. It can sometimes be intimidating
walking into a room full of strangers. We are here to support.
Bloomfield Digital is an award winning team that supply visual content whether it’s stills, moving or animated images for websites, print or social media. We are based on Lancing Business Park with a fully equipped studio and are a Google Trusted Street View Photo Agency. We also offer a boutique website and social media support service. We and highly flexible and agile.
The Chamber has helped me immensely from training, exhibitions to networking events. Having taken a proactive stance with the Chamber, I think I’m well placed to advise new and prospective members on how to get the best from their membership.
Garry is an experienced business advisor and trainer who is committed to help as many businesses as he can to start, survive and succeed. By being an ambassador, Garry Hopes to introduce more businesses to the chamber and help them integrate as quickly as possible to make the most of all the benefits on offer.
Mint Design Studio
Mint create, develop and coordinate branding, website, promotional print and marketing.
We combine creative graphic design, solid technical expertise and great service. We also have the brand new, Mobile Design Studio.
Established 24 years ago, Mint have the expertise to work with all types of organisations who value and need to make the right and a good impression, online and on paper.
As Lead Ambassador I want to help us become an effective and proactive group of Ambassadors. The Chamber offer a comprehensive range of activities and events and our objective will be to offer our support by keeping current members informed and engaged, by making new members feel welcome and by generating interest in the wider local business community.
Future Options Recruitment
With 28 years in the recruitment industry, Janet is now Business Manager of Future Options Recruitment, which was launched in 2016. Future Options recruits on-site for the parent company, Future Form Modular, a new state of the art UK owned volumetric modular manufacturing facility in Shoreham by Sea “I was honoured to be asked to be an Ambassador as it gives me the opportunity to meet likeminded business individuals and to share knowledge. Moving forward I would like to assist with recruiting new members and opening up new business channels wherever possible.”
Eat Food Love Food
Peter Wood is the owner of the catering business Eat Food Love Food - providing catering services for corporate and private clients. The company has a strong belief in buying from local companies and only use the best, additive free produce.Peter has in the past won many food awards and has been featured in The Times and in The Mail on Sunday.
As an Ambassador I enjoy the added contact with members and the opportunities that this affords. I am also on the Events committee for the Chamber.
I run Nsure Chartered Insurance Brokers, part of the Nsure Group of companies in Rowlands Road, Worthing. We are the only Chartered Insurance Brokers in West Sussex, a status that demonstrates our commitment to professionalism, ethical practice and recognising standards of knowledge and capability. This applies both throughout the organisation and personally, and I am a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, as well being a Past President and current Chair of the Sussex Insurance Institute’s Programme Team.
It is vital that local businesses support and assist each other with knowledge and best practice and I am very happy to be actively involved with the Chamber.
With over 30 years experience in graphic design for marketing I run yoohoo creative, a brand agency established in 1997. As an Ambassador I get to help support local companies by sharing my business experience and to guide small businesses to get the most from being a Chamber member.
Mark Owen is the owner of Mocha Furniture Ltd. Based in Worthing, Mocha are experts in supplying commercial furniture solutions for office, hospitality and leisure premises.
For me the role of an Ambassador is to provide a friendly face and ensure all new members feel welcomed, comfortable and included at Chamber events. Nothing worse than standing alone at an event whilst it goes on around you!
Helen Vane |
I started GoGecko Just over a year ago as a high touch recruitment consultancy providing a personal service to job seekers and companies across Sussex.
The Worthing chamber of commerce have been an integral part of my business from day one providing advice, support and guidance. I am really proud to be an ambassador for the chamber to help spread the word and support new members and be part of a fantastic business community.